This engine produced gobs of torque, was reliable, and inexpensive. Took a look at it yesterday and it just wasn't for me. There were too a couple problems I didn't feel like dealing with on my end. It's right down the road and its too good of a deal to pass up. The Wrangler had the 4. A cold start video is shown above. It's an engine design that is just more balanced throughout, so they tend to last a long time.
I say 'sort of' because it's just par for the course up there, and no one who isn't into fixing little things like that, themselves, should be thinking about buying an out-of-warranty Jeep Wrangler. Bulletproof motors and easy to work on. They tend to rust out from the inside of the wheel well out. There's a switch on the transfer case that goes to the front axle. But it's a Jeep, so you know the electrical issues they have. They were replaced with the 4.
The control module next to the battery was tested and they said it did not work right. I have had 2 wranglers with the 4. Though it just needs just a few things to be complete to include paint it runs great with many new parts, they include: New Carburetor, Rough Country Lift 2. In Mexico they had a 282 and a 262 made by making the bore larger new block I have a question about the 4. They were torquey motors but really lacked the horsepower the 4. The computer controls mixture based on an O2 sensor and other sensors. All of them the owner better be willing and able to change out himself.
They tend to rust out where in the lower corners where the class meets the frame as well as in the lower center part where the clip holds the plastic seal together. Motors are good, main thing I'd look at would be a rusted out frame. They produce good power and have plenty of torque. Feel up in the rear wheel wells where the seam is. The engine is mated to a 5-speed overdrive manual transmission and a Command-Trac part-time transfer case. Problem is the guy I bought the jeep from butchered all the emission stuff and allot of vacum lines have bolts or their just loose and open.
Also check the rear frame and body mounts as they sometimes rust out. You can bolt a 4. They did the same thing with the V8 motors. If still listed, it is still for sale. This example wears a grey Bestop soft top showing a 1989 date code, and th e condition of the paint and trim is shown up close in the gallery below. Not a Spam Bot Comments:???? The 258 is the early 232 with a longer stroke.
Transmission went out and all i am finding are manuals. All of them the owner better be willing and able to change out himself. The front axle is actuated by vacuum from the engine. Seller has done his best to describe vehicle, but please feel free to reach out with questions. For pricing please use the Engine Search tools above or call us toll free 1-800-422-6022. I remember the Jeep 'purists' screaming about the 4.
It then received the 4. The inline 6 is also one of Promar's most popular engines. A recent service commissioned by the seller included a new carburetor, oil change, and tune-up. It may look good to you, but unless it was meticulously done by a guy who restored it from the ground up, it detracts from the value. Thanks in advance, Andrew Number one - it goes against what most non-car-business people think, but never pay more for a repainted vehicle than you would for the same used vehicle without a paint job. Features include a center console with cupholders, an Alpine cassette stereo in place of the factory unit, and Jeep-branded rubber floor mats.
The instrument panel is the metal part that all the plastic bolts onto. It continued to be used through 1990 in the Wrangler. I've heard nothing but good things about the I6's in. I turned wrenches for 20 years in the auto biz, the vast majority of which was in the rust belt. The 2019 Carfax report indicates no accidents or other damage with Virginia registration since new. Contributors Some photos courtesy Rick Boiros.
Fits the following vehicles 1981 American Motors Concord Base 4. I still live in the rust belt currently, which is the main reason why daily drivers don't grow old in my possession. It used a pulse air system that was a mess of air hoses. It is basically a stroked 232 engine. Look up behind the dash and see if you can see signs of rust on the backside of the instrument panel. The '76 J-10 had lifter noise that I learned was common. A warm start video is shown above.
I noticed TerryMason posted specs for auto and manual trannies for that engine. . If you can lower the windshield. If you open the door and look at the speaker, that's the instrument panel. Not even close to true.